Welcome to the home page of the Families, Children and Child Care study (FCCC)
This longitudinal study of 1,200 children and their families was conducted by a research team led by Professor Kathy Sylva and Professor Alan Stein at the University of Oxford, and Dr. Penelope Leach in London. This website is intended for all those interested in the use of child care for young children, including policy makers, researchers, students, child care providers and parents.
On this website you can find details about the team, information about the families who participated in the study, research findings and additional relevant information.
Please use the navigation bar at the left of the screen to explore the site, or:
for an overview of the study click here;
for a more detailed description of the study click here;
to view details of the participants in the study click here;
to view details of the principal researchers click here.
Academics may now apply to access data from the FCCC Study to use for research and/or teaching purposes, more details.